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October 25, 2012
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  Neonatal Care 
 
  • Advanced nurse training boosts neonatal rescue
    Nurses have a vital role to play in neonatal rescue in the NICU, said University of Arizona in Tucson assistant professor Sheila Gephart, a speaker at NANN's 28th Annual Education Conference. Staffing ratios, standardized documentation procedures and advanced training are ways hospitals can work to improve neonatal rescue services. Medscape (free registration) (10/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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  Health Policy & Practice 
  • Study shows need for language training in health care
    Research suggests that language barriers in U.S. hospitals prevent Spanish-speaking women from receiving proper pain relief during childbirth. The study highlights the communication gap that exists at hospitals and how providing language services can improve health care. HealthDay News (10/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CDC: Rate of severe birth complications in U.S. is increasing
    The number of women who experienced severe complications during or after childbirth nearly doubled between 1998 and 2009, CDC researchers found. However, childbirth-related complications and deaths remained uncommon in the U.S., with an estimated 590,000 cases reported in over 11 years. The findings appear in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Reuters (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Nurse in Washington Internship Scholarship
    NANN is pleased to announce the availability of two NANN-sponsored scholarships to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship Program. The NIWI program offers an intense learning experience for nurses interested in becoming more involved in the legislative and regulatory aspects of health care. Scholarships are only available to current NANN and NANNP members. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Newborn Pain Assessment and Management
    The third edition of the Newborn Pain Assessment and Management: Guideline for Practice offers recommendations and rationale for infant nursing care. The guideline reflects the best evidence available on assessment and management of pain in hospitalized preterm and full-term newborns. This guideline provides a foundation for specific nursing protocols, policies and procedures. Purchase your guideline here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Position Title Company Name Location
Neonatal Nurse PractitionerMercy HealthFairfield, OH
NICU EducatorMUSC Medical CenterCharleston, SC
Manager, NICUMemorial Hospital of South Bend, IndianaSouth Bend, IN
Neonatal Nurse PractitionerOchsner Health SystemNew Orleans, LA
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